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Flights Sydney - Cairns

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Departure Sat, 04 Jun Return Sun, 05 Jun
SYD Sydney
CNS Cairns
return from 148€
Departure Mon, 13 Jun Return Sat, 18 Jun
SYD Sydney
CNS Cairns
return from 129€
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.52 AUD
Euro Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.67 EUR
Last checked on 21 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cairns are 6% cheaper than in Sydney.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cairns is 10% cheaper than a meal in Sydney.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 37% cheaper than in Sydney.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 9% more expensive in Cairns than in Sydney.

Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 8 kms
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 8 kms
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 21 kms
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 48 kms
K Distance: 2009 kms

Find flights from Sydney - Cairns

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Sydney to Cairns? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Cairns. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromSydney to Cairns?
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For flights from Sydney to Cairns, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Sydney and Cairns. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cairns more expensive than Sydney to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.93 EUR euros, 37% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 3.07 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 6% less in Cairns: 2.99 EUR euros against 3.19 EUR euros in Sydney. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 11.96 EUR euros in Cairns, 10% less than the 13.36 EUR euros in Sydney. The price of a coffee is approximately 9% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 3.24 EUR euros, while in Sydney the coffee costs 2.96 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Sydney to Cairns flights?
The most popular month for flights from Sydney to Cairns are: January, July and May.
When is the best time to travel from Sydney to Cairns?
A good period of the year to visit Cairns from Sydney really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Cairns from Sydney, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by January and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, March and September are the months with fewer searches for the route Sydney -  Cairns.
What is the duration of a flight from Sydney to Cairns?
Flight time, on average, fromSydney to Cairns is usually 03:09 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,975 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Which airports have flights between Sydney and Cairns?
The most common route form Sydney to Cairns is: Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). These airlines fly this route:
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
What airlines fly from Sydney to Cairns?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Sydney to Cairns are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
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